general-purpose bomb


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a large bomb (500 to 2,000 pounds that is 50% explosive) whose explosion creates a blast and whose metal casing creates some fragmentation effect

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An LGB kit consists of a computer control group (CCG) and air foil group (AFG) normally attached to a general-purpose bomb to form an LGB.
Production of the 250-pound general-purpose bomb has been discontinued and it is no longer carried in the active inventory.
They were externally loading 18 750-pound general-purpose bombs on a B-52H aircraft.
The Air Force is developing smaller bombs to fill the gap between guided missiles, such as the Maverick, and general-purpose bombs that traditionally weigh 500 pounds or more, says Rand.
The DSU-33C/B proximity sensor is essential to the missions of numerous general-purpose bombs such as the Mk 80 series, and M117.
With the addition of a new tail section that contains an inertial navigational system, and a global positioning system guidance control unit, JDAM improves the accuracy of unguided, general-purpose bombs in any weather condition.
The new tail kit section contains an inertial navigational system and a global positioning system guidance control unit, improving the accuracy of unguided, general-purpose bombs in any weather condition.
One morning, our division of Tomcats was briefing a 4 v X, self-escort strike, with each aircraft carrying two Mk-83 general-purpose bombs.
Now they have switched to 1000lb general-purpose bombs fitted with old-fashioned tail-fins.
SSgt Michael Monroe was directing his crew of eight in removing FMU-139 tail fuzes from MK-82 general-purpose bombs when a crewmember notified him that some of the fuzes were difficult to remove.
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